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Nissan wants to encourage innovation, and not necessarily exclusively within the automotive industry, which is why it is opening it’s “innovation garage” to anyone with an idea and an internet connection to share their thoughts.
Evidently, a car Bill Gates owned is worth a lot more then the same car without the billionaire butt-impression in the driver’s seat.
Most people think of low, wide-sitting coupes when the Ferrari name makes its rounds, but in this special case it’s a motorcycle bearing the iconic badge.
MINI’s new Goodwood model was unveiled at the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California this week. The MINI Goodwood is an exclusive special edition which has been produced in close collaboration with the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars design team.
This is a car that drips of automotive luxury and exclusivity in its highest form. The Goodwood has been priced at $52,000, making it the most expensive MINI ever. Only 1000 will be produced with only 140 will be coming to the US. The Goodwood features an interior and exterior design cragfted from the same fine materials and workmanship as the ultra-luxurious Rolls-Royce brand.
Two of the most beautiful features of the exterior design are the body finish in the exclusive Diamond Black metallic Rolls-Royce colour and 17-inch multi-spoke light alloy rims. The interior features seats covered in Lounge leather, Lambswool floor mats, a cashmere headliner and fascia and front door grab handles in burr walnut veneer and a sports steering wheel in Walknappa leather and Piano Black controls.
The MINI will be powered by the turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine featured in the 2011 MINI Cooper S. The powerplant will have Twin Scroll turbochargers producing 181-hp. The MINI can accelerate from 0-62 mph in 6.6 seconds.
Deliveries are scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2012.
GALLERY: MINI Goodwood